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Tim Mooney


Pastoral Ministry, Spiritual Direction, Art and Spirituality, Retreat Leadership

Rev. Timothy J. Mooney is a Presbyterian Pastor, a Spiritual Director, and a Fine Artist. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv.1987), Rev. Mooney has served three churches in the San Francisco Bay area and currently pastors The Peoples Presbyterian Church in Denver CO. Rev. Mooney is a staff member and adjunct professor for the Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction at San Francisco Theological Seminary after graduating from the program in 2000. He maintains a spiritual direction practice, serves as a retreat leader and church consultant, and supervises spiritual directors in training. Rev. Mooney is finishing his Doctor of Ministry dissertation on "Beneath the Surface, Beyond the Obvious: Expanding the Role of Art in the Church." Much of Rev. Mooney's artwork has been created for and in various liturgical settings. His work can be seen at

Recent Articles

Interfaith "I Dos" : Stories from an Interfaith Wedding Pastor

It's my experience with interfaith couples that their different religious traditions prove to be resources for strength and commitment more than obstacles to love. Read More »

A Desirable Mercy

Go and learn what this means Jesus says I desire mercy and not sacrifice Read More »

Praying with Art – Visio Divina

While Lectio Divina is a method of praying with scripture, Visio Divina (Latin for "divine seeing") is a method for praying with images or other media. Read More »

Sacred Artists Speak

In this on-going interview series between sacred artists, Tim Mooney talks with world-renowned painter and printmaker John August Swanson about art and faith. "Art carries our stories, our history, and moves us into the future," Swanson begins. Read More »